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Title: Wicres  
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Subject: Estrées, Nord, Beaucamps-Ligny, Gruson, Arrondissement of Lille, Préseau
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Wicres is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton La Bassée
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Joseph Bonnel
Area1 2.77 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 306
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59658 / 59134
Elevation 26–39 m (85–128 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Wicres is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


  • Community 1
  • Heraldry 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.


Arms of Wicres
The arms of Wicres are blazoned :

Vert, a fess ermine. (Oignies, Beaucamps-Ligny, Estrées, Gruson and Wicres use the same arms.)

See also


  • INSEE commune file

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